vice president (membership) at ICE and senior director for resilient cities, Arcadis
Anusha is Senior Director for Resilient Cities at Arcadis. She is also a Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor at King’s College London on Climate Adaptation, Sustainability, and Inclusive Design.
A Fellow with the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), Anusha is also a Non-Executive Director at the Met Office, UK. She has specialisation in Water & Environmental Engineering with over 20 years’ experience in designing, managing and leading projects and programmes both in the UK and internationally.
She has worked with the government, NGOs, consultants, contractors, regulator, and utility companies, and has led various multi-disciplinary and cross-cultural projects on Water, Environment, Flood Risk Management, Mining and Rail.
Anusha is an External Examiner at Leeds Beckett University, an Honorary Professor at University of Wolverhampton, and a Visiting Professor at University of Edinburgh. She is also Past Chair of the Thames Estuary Partnership Board, a charity working towards sustainable management of the Thames Estuary.
Anusha is a member of the ICE Fairness, Inclusion and Respect Panel and was the Co-Chair of ICE London and South-East Diversity Task Force.
She was the youngest and first female Chair of the ICE - London Region in 2010, General Council Member and Trustee of the ICE for two consecutive terms, Non-Executive Director- Thomas Telford Board, Member- ICE Executive Board, Member-ICE Research & Development Panel and Member- ICE Qualifications Panel.
She sits on various industry NetZero groups and represents Arcadis at the London Climate Change Partnership and 50L Home Initiative of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development.
A recipient of several awards including 2020 - Top 50 UK Women Engineers Sustainability Award and CECA FIR Inspiring Engineers Award 2019, Anusha is regularly invited to panel discussions and for delivering keynote speeches at various high profile industry events. Anusha was recognized by Climate Reframe as one of the UK’s leading BAME voices on climate change.